How to Sew a Lined Bodice

Lining a bodice not only provides a neat finish to your tops and dresses, it also hides all your seams and can even make your garment reversible. This tutorial teaches you the easiest method to sew a lined bodice in a few simple steps. Lining a bodice is slightly different for tops with and without […]

Sewing for July 4th

What are you all doing this July 4th weekend? Going to the beach, barbecuing in the back yard, heading to the town’s local parade or going on vacation? I always like to show off my sewing projects whenever I go out. This July 4th weekend is no exception. Take a few hours and whip up […]

Single Mom 6 Weeks Diet Plan

Happy Spring Everyone! It’s that time of the year to pull out the summer shorts and dresses. Apart of January 1st, it’s the time of the year when most people start a diet plan. As you all know, I am a single mom. My daughter and I are always together, except for work and school days. I […]

How to quilt on your home sewing machine

Happy Valentine’s Day guys! I finally finished my Paper Hearts Quilt from the Jolly Bar Book using mixologie jolly bar precuts and I wanted to share a simple tutorial with you all. Making a quilt top is pretty easy on your home sewing machine. However, the actual quilting of putting the top, the batting and […]

How to make a t-shirt quilt

Its been a while since I made my last t-shirt quilt. I know there are a ton of tutorials online on how to do this but this is my take on it. You can learn how to make a t-shirt quilt with this easy to follow tutorial that any beginner can follow. This is a […]

How to make an easy no-sew tablecloth

Nothing screams summer picnic charm better than gingham! Learn how to make an easy no-sew tablecloth for your outdoor cookouts, picnics and entertaining with this simple tutorial I did for favecrafts. You can make your very own tablecloth in under 30 minutes. What better way to show off your creative side at your next outdoor family […]

Rainbow Dash Costume Tutorial

**This post contains affiliate links.** My 4 year old is obsessed with everything My Little Pony. Her favorite is Rainbow Dash. So, off course when I asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween this year, she said Rainbow Dash. Well, here is my attempt at creating something inspired by My Little Pony Rainbow […]

Make your own clothes: How to draft your own pattern

Hello Everyone! If you have tried shopping for patterns recently, you know how expensive they can sometimes be. They can literally run from $10-$30 depends on what you are trying to make. Why not learn how to draft your own pattern to make your own clothes? This tutorial is for a class shirt with sleeves. […]

How to start your own sewing blog

Do you love to sew and want to share your projects with the world? Do you enjoy reading sewing blogs? Why not start a sewing blog? It’s free to start and you can share your creativity, projects and ideas with others with the same interest. A year and half ago I ventured into the land […]

Shirred Waistband Skirt without Elastic Thread

Hello Everyone! Last night I found some pretty scrap fabric in my stash and decided to make my daughter a skirt for the summer. I wanted to do something different than a regular elastic waist band. While looking online, I found a few cute skirts with shirred waistbands that I liked. However, in planning out […]